Independent Bookstore Day 2018
Independent bookstores all across America are having a party on Saturday, April 28th. Come on out to The Bookloft for a fun day of exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on this day at a store. Not before. Not online. Not after they run out.
Chat with Author Kathline Carr
Author Kathline Carr will be here from 1-3pm to meet & greet all you Indie Bookstore Day supporters! She'll be signing Miraculum Monstrum, a contemporary feminist fairy tale, and you will have a chance to ask her what "hybrid poetics" means. And then tell us, please, because we're dying for a good answer!
Here's the List of Exclusive IBD Items:
- "Fight the Power" Utility Pouch - Handy 100% cotton canvas zippered pouch featuring a quote from Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad.
- $6 Story: A Book on the Table - This year's collection features flash fiction from great short story writers including A.M. Homes, Etgar Keret, and Amy Bloom.
- “Bad Citizen” Graffiti Stencil - This year’s stencil features a quote from Margaret Atwood: DON’T LET THE BASTARDS GRIND YOU DOWN.
- A Literary Map of the Universe - A giclee print. The 25 titles featured on this beautiful literary map of the universe are a mix of modern classics and obscure science fiction titles.
- Redlands, Vol. I - A special SIGNED edition of this acclaimed feminist comic with an exclusive cover and signed by BOTH creators!
- Literary Tea Towels - This year’s flour sack tea towels feature two food-related literary quotes from Julia Child and Anthony Bourdain.
- Dragons Love Books! Onesie - A super-soft onesie for bookish babies based on Adam Rubin’s Dragons Love Tacos books illustrated by Daniel Salmieri.
- “Read with Me” Maisy plush - A plush featuring everybody’s favorite preschool mouse Maisy wearing an exclusive READ WITH ME t-shirt with pride!
- “Read with Me” Horton plush - A plush featuring Dr. Seuss’s Horton wearing a pro-reading, indie message on his t-shirt!
- golden thread signed print - Exclusive print honoring Pete Seeger SIGNED by author Colin Meloy and illustrator Nikki McClure.
- Ungrateful mammals (SIGNED edition) - Special editions of Ungrateful Mammals with a unique cover hand drawn by Dave Eggers.